Come along to Storyhouse and get lost into a splendiferous and gloriumptious world of Roald Dahl, involving interactive storytelling for children of ages 5 to 7 years old.

11:00am – 11:20am

Throughout these stories, we will explore the insightful world of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as we explore how Charlie Bucket encounters a wonderful and spellbinding surprise as he opens his Wonka chocolate bar. And find out what happens when Bruce Bogtrotter is asked to eat a huge chocolate cake in front of the whole school in ‘Matilda’ by using elements of puppetry in a miniature set, plus exciting activities for everyone to take part in.


11:40am – 12:00pm

Throughout these stories, we will explore how a young Roald Dahl plays a wicked surprise on an elderly shopkeeper and the surprises in store for him in ‘The Great Mouse Plot’. What will happen to the young boy throughout this story? Come along to Storyhouse and find out, plus exciting activities for everyone to take part in.



Time details

First Session: 11am - 11:20am
Second Session: 11:40am - 12pm

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